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In the Loop DVD

Issue No. 2166

This satire takes us down the corridors of power in London and Washington where chillingly amoral politicians are putting together tissue-thin justifications for invading a country in the Middle East.

It’s the run-up to the Iraq war in everything but name, filmed in documentary style.

Malcolm Tucker, the government’s venomous director of communications, has to rein in minister Simon Foster who describes war as “unforeseeable” during a radio interview.

Foster then says that Britain needs to be “ready to climb the mountain of conflict”. The situation spirals towards war.

In the Loop
Directed by Armando Iannucci
DVD out now


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Tue 25 Aug 2009, 19:23 BST
Issue No. 2166
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